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minute by minute. we have all of the angles starting with president obama and new jersey governor chris christie. with the election near but the disaster now two political rivals joined hands and got to work. they saw a shoreline battered beyond recognition, almost beyond belief. mile after mile of destruction. home after home, life after life. on the ground at a local shelter no political complications, just simple need and promises from each man to meet it. >> governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul in to making sure the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. i want to thank him for his extraordinary leadership. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> ask you to back up, please. >> in hoboken, new jersey, that meant the national guard, nowhere to be seen until last night was out
obama and new jersey governor chris christie are going to tour parts of the state of new jersey tomorrow. atlantic city is obviously on the president's schedule. lorenzo langford is the mayor of atlantic city. he joins us now by phone. mayor langford, your city was truly slammed by this superstorm. the boardwalk smashed, areas flooded. fudge, give's a status update. >> well, i think we're coming out of this thing in pretty good shape, believe it or not. our biggest concern at this point is trying to restore power to 1/3 of our residents. once we're able to do that, i'm hopeful state police will open up the roads into atlantic city to allow for passage of our residents who have been moved into higher ground in shelters outside the city tone able them to come back in and return to their humble abodes. that's our biggest concern right now. >> were there any casualties? >> we had one casualty. we haven't determined as of yet whether or not it was an atlantic city resident. but one of the shelters where some of our residents had been moved to did realize a fatality, i should say. and that's t
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the boom back toward the building and work to dismantle it. president obama and governor chris christie will tour part of the state of new jersey. lorenzo langford joins us now by phone. mayor langford, your city was slammed by the superstorm, the boardwalk smashed, areas flooded. if you can, give us a status update. >> we are coming out of this thing in pretty good shape, believe it or not. our -- our biggest concern at this point is trying to restore power to one-third of our residents once we are able to do that, i am hopeful that the state police will allow for passage of our residents who have moved to higher ground in shelters outside of the city, to enable them to come back in and return to their humble abodes, that's their biggest concern right now. >> were there any casualties? >> we had one casualty. we haven't determined as of yet whether it was an atlantic city resident. one of the shelters where our residents had been moved to, did -- i should say, that's the only reported fatality we've heard of, and in addition to that, we are blessed from the standpoint we've had no seri
critical story the presidential election is now just five days away. president obama resumed campaigning today, a day after governor romney went back on the trail. they both planned to hold virtually nonstop events between now and tuesday. the race still considered too close to call of cnn's latest poll shows president obama ahead by one point. 48-47%. a national poll. the poll in the state of colorado, the new international poll shows 15% of likely polls backing obama. that's within the sampling number. 49-45, also within the margin of error. now today, governor romney's camp said he will campaign in pennsylvania on sunday. they claimed the deep blue key stone state is in play. they said the same thing in a memo but didn't cite any particular data. the obama campaign called it a sign of desperation on their part. joining me now with the raw politics, chief white house correspondent, jessica yellin, and jim acosta and correspondent john king. >> the storm has been a real curveball for candidates. how has mitt romney been handling transitioning back to regular campaign mode? does he feel
anymore. they have been washed away. others, flooded. president obama and new jersey's governor chris christie will tour the damage tomorrow. we learned that earlier today. what they will be seeing and what we'll be showing you tonight, it covers an awful lot of ground, a lot of cold, wet ground. here's jason carroll. >> reporter: a disaster still ongoing. the images, overwhelming. >> this was a devastating storm. >> reporter: a tanker onshore. >> it is beyond anything i thought i would ever see. >> reporter: miles of shoreline washed away. home after oceanfront home surrounded by water, yet consumed by fire. in west virginia, and across the appalachians, ice and snow. all of it, all of this, the legacy of sandy. a super storm that's living up to the name. as bad as the billing, as terrible as the forecast. >> look at these waves coming through behind me. >> reporter: new jersey caught some of the first of it and much of the worst. >> we're at a moment now where evacuation is no longer possible. we're no longer able to come and rescue people. >> reporter: those who stayed woke up to t
jersey. >> reporter: christie wasn't the only gop governor in sandy's path to hear from obama. pennsylvania and virginia were also on a presidential call on tuesday. >> dana joins me now. you said in your piece, the president will be with governor christie tomorrow in new jersey. we'll be covering that closely there is some politicking going on underneath the radar, isn't there? >> there is, of course. no surprise. this case, it's democrats really pushing the story that romney would slash federal disaster relief. even get rid much fema, and based on a debate last year. and he said that the federal role should be limited and romney was asked multiple times today to clarify the position on fema he didn't answer. afterward, romney's campaign insists he would eliminate fema, that may be true, but the plan to reduce the deficit would include cutting spending, and that would likely include fema. and paul ryan released his budget last year, which caused for a 35% cut to fema. >> we'll see if he talks about that tomorrow on the campaign trail. dana bash, appreciate it. we'll be right
respected governor like chris christie, being honest, not doing partisan talking points, we're working effectively with the president, that reminds people that president obama is the commander in chief. every little thing matters and chris christie speaking honestly probably helped the president a little bit. >> tomorrow, he will tour the destroyed zones with the governor. he did last year during the storm as well. not as if this is a new thing to do. this is what presidents often do. the timing could be helpful for him. but do you think there is anything political in his choice to do it? >> no, i don't think it's anything political. i think it's completely presidential. what he should be doing in a time of a national crisis like this hurricane, and, you know, you hear chris christie, mayors, governors, from other affected states, all singing off the same song sheet, the president is doing what he needs to do. i think it speaks a lot to his commander in chiefness, so to speak and it also does one really important thing politically, it takes mitt romney out of conversation. here we are,
canton, ohio, running mate paul ryan is with him as well. governor romney's been focusing on rallied in other campaign events, staying away from interviews in this final do or die campaign stretch. president obama has been giving a lot of interviews, waging an all out media blitz. today, president obama did an interview in the oval office with mtv's sway callaway. mtv agreed to share its interview with us. president obama was asked about a range of topics and he addressed those topics and also tried to connect with young voters with some personal details. wasn't exactly a tough interview in any way, weren't a lot of followup questions. take a look. >> we've seen artists like bob marley, bob dylan, public enemy's chuck d, rage against the machine have all made popular music that aspired and informed. what artist do you feel today uphold that tradition and how? >> you know, it's an interesting question. we haven't seen as much directly political music. i think the most vibrant musical art form right now over the last 10, 15 years has been hip-hop, and there have been some folks that ha
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